1950S WATERY RECREATION AND A SPINNING BUOY People on a beach walk and play volley ball. Four water skiers lift one ski in the air. Hydroplane racing boats zoom across the water and jump over a ramp. Artsy shot as the camera holds on a cone shaped buoy sent spinning by the wake of the hydroplanes. CHARTERISTIC 1950's INDUSTRIAL NARRATION AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
Date: 1950s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:23:00, No Audio
NEW ONE-MILE WATER SPEED RECORD SET - 1932 Aerials and more of Gar Wood setting a new world water speed record for the one-mile hydroplane boat race with his Miss America X at Algonac, Michigan. Former rival and record holder Kaye Don and his boat Miss England III are on hand for the great event. After it's all over the two rivals pose together.
GAR WOOD DEFEATS KAYE DON - 1932 Speed demon Gar Wood and his speedboat Miss America X race to victory over English challenger Kaye Don and his boat Miss England II, which develops engine trouble. No records are broken although both boats reach speeds of close to 100 miles an hour.
NEW HYDROPLANE BOAT - 1932 Thomas Alva Edison Lake demonstrates his new pontoon hydroplane boat shaped like a water bug. The boat shows unusual maneuvering qualities thanks to a rear float instead of a rudder and adjustable angles for the wing pontoons.
TEST FLIGHT HELICOPTER-WATER GLIDER - 1955 A combination helicopter-hydroplane makes its debut at Cypress Gardens, New Jersey. The contraption is towed behind a speed boat and reaches heights of 125 feet thrilling to its rider with a bird's eye view of the water below.
ANDREWS FLIGHT RECORDS General Andrews, flying an amphibian Martin B-12, establishes 3 new world records for seaplanes flying round trip from Langley Field, Virginia to Bennett Field, New York. General Andrews wth two associates, the plane, the propellor, the bomb bay, plane taking off and in flight, a hand crank camera.
PLANES SUCCEED IN CIRCLING GLOBE First planes to fly around the world are greeted in Boston Harbor. Large crosds in Boston Harbor, planes flying, planes landing on water, a boat greets the plane, the victorious pilot
TIRE TEST - HYDROPLANING Tire Test: Closed circuit, consumer product test. Tire test shows a small car hydroplaning on slippery wet road conditions. Large wake behind car as it drives through a puddle of water.
Date: December 10, 2003 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:09:00, No Audio
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